Frequently Asked Patio Cover Questions

Frequently Asked Patio Cover Questions

Below are just a few of the Frequently Asked Questions we hear from around the area

Patio Cover FAQs

1. What kind of patio cover is right for me? Our patio cover experts at Screen and Shade Solutions will help you choose the patio cover that is right for your Sacramento, CA home and your lifestyle. We have many options and we truly have something to please everyone.

2. What size are your patio covers? Our patio covers come in many sizes, and we are always happy to take custom orders. Our experts at Screen and Shade Solutions will measure your patio area and discuss your patio covering requirements with you, and will work with you to find the patio cover size you need.

3. What are your patio covers made out of? We offer patio covers in several different materials: wood, aluminum, Alumawood, fiberglass, and plastic, among many options. Which option you choose will depend on what you want for your home, and what functionality you want your patio cover to give you. Our patio cover experts at Screen and Shade Solutions can help you determine the best patio cover material for your needs.

4. Can I use a Screen and Shade patio cover to park my car under? Absolutely! Our patio covers are useful for many purposes, and can be made to be freestanding or attached to your house. Many of our customers choose Screen and Shade Solutions patio covers for their carports or as extensions of their garages, and are extremely happy with their choice. You can also park a boat, a truck, a trailer, or anything else under one of our patio covers. If you need a cover built to special dimensions, we are happy to accommodate custom work as well.

5. What limitations are there on the size or shade options I can get? None. We can and frequently do get custom orders, and we can build a patio cover to any specifications you might have. Our experts at Screen and Shade Solutions will do a free consultation to determine the exact dimensions you need for your patio cover.

6. What maintenance will I need to do on my patio cover? This depends in part on the material you choose for your patio cover, as well as what you want to do with it. Some of our patio materials do need to have their paint or sealant refreshed as they age; some are permanent and will last a lifetime. Regardless of what material you choose, it will be a very long time before you have to have maintenance done on your patio cover, because we weatherproof and seal all our patio covers for longevity. When we do your initial consultation we will also cover everything you need to know about maintenance with you so that you can make an informed decision about what material to use for your patio cover.

7. Will installing a patio cover from Screen and Shade Solutions increase my property value? Yes it will. Patio covers are classified as a permanent improvement, and will raise the resale value of your Sacramento, CA home.

8. Can you put screens around a patio cover? Yes we can! Screen and Shade Solutions specializes in screen doors, screen walls, and screen windows, and we can certainly screen in your patio. You can also choose to have your patio cover fitted with retractable screens, so that you can enjoy a bug-free breeze when you want it and also open your patio completely when you want to.

9. Do Screen and Shade Solutions patio covers filter out UV light? Screen and Shade Solutions patio covers filter between 80% and 90% of UV rays, protecting your skin, your health, and your patio furniture. The exact amount of UV rays that are filtered depend on the material used to make your patio cover. Our patio cover experts will go over all these details with you during your consultation, giving you the opportunity to make an informed decision about what kind of patio cover to buy.

10. Do I need a building permit to build a patio cover? No. Patio covers generally are not large enough to require a building permit.

11. I do not live in Sacramento. Can I still get a patio cover from Screen and Shade Solutions? Screen and Shade Solutions services Sacramento and the surrounding areas. If you live in San Ramon, Concord, Vallejo, Danville, Benicia, Walnut Creek, Rocklin, Roseville, Stockton, Vacaville, or Fairfield, we will come out and build a patio cover for you.

We service Patio Cover Installations in Roseville, Loomis, Rocklin, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Sacramento and Elk Grove. If you do not see your city listed, please give us a call and we would be more than happy to assist you. We do travel outside of our servcie area.

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